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Not Knowing Your Family History May Be Hazardous to Your Health…

I’ve always believed that genealogy is about more than just history : knowing what diseases your ancestors carried and how they died can help determine your own medical risk.

And a new study supports my belief. Recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, it argues that a number of cancers have a genetic or inherited component. Knowing what your ancestor died of may serve as an early warning. Read the article from NBC News here.

Don’t know how to create a medical genealogy? I can help!


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